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Vocaloids Playlist

Vocaloids Playlist

By Addison Toutant, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

WILD playlist

WILD playlist

By Mora Downs, Life Editor

September 22, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

pWant to hear the album that was reviewed in this week's issue? Check out the Spotify playlist below. https://open.spotify.com/user/22xaqz3fy2l2kzc7gb3whtveq/playlist/3B6w3b1jQ8ZMg5NLLYUVix  

Sims 4: Get to work

Sims 4: Get to work

By Allison Lackner and Caitlin Bush, Assitant Editors

May 15, 2015


Filed under Reviews, Video Games

With the debut of the new expansion pack “Get to Work,” the Sims 4 game expands the horizons for Sims’ careers. In the game, jobs reflect reality: they can be enjoyable, yet stressful and time-consuming. The expansion pack comes with four new careers: detective, doctor, scientist and busine...

Marvel’s Daredevil

Marvel’s Daredevil

By Lauren Sexton, Assistant Editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under Reviews, TV Shows

Rating: 4 out of 5 The Marvel Cinematic Universe just got a little bit bigger. Similar to  acclaimed hits  Avengers, Agent Carter, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Guardians of the Galaxy. Released mid-April on Netflix, Daredevil is the most thrilling, exciting and goriest show that the Marvel Cinem...

Gracetown- San Cisco

Gracetown- San Cisco

By Haley Reid, Senior Assistant Editor

April 26, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

Rating: Three and a half out of 5 stars The band San Cisco has a vibe that has been sending indie pop junkies to a far away hipster beach party since 2009. The Australian quartet dropped its sophomore album on March 6. Gracetown offers an airy, summer vibe that’s repetitive in today’s altern...

Wattpad

Wattpad

By Katelynn Mulder, Intern

April 17, 2015


Filed under Apps, Reviews

Fanfictions, original stories, short stories and more is what the app Wattpad has to offer where users can download, read and write as many works as they wish.This app lets the reader find hundreds of different books from multiple genres such as teen fiction, fantasy and adventure to poetry, romance and...

Flinch review

By Alex Harring

April 2, 2015


Filed under Apps, Reviews

https://issuu.com/mygpn/docs/northpointe_april2_2015/4

Mr. Jump

Mr. Jump

By Abbey Cadieux, Intern

March 31, 2015


Filed under Apps, Reviews

Rating: 3 stars Current Apple App Store “editor’s choice” game Mr Jump is one of the more difficult obstacle jumping games on the market. Indie software studio 1Button is responsible for the creation of this predictably simple way to pass time. The app has experienced near overnight success,...

Crossy Road

Crossy Road

By Sarah Wietecha, Intern

March 17, 2015


Filed under Apps, Reviews

3 stars Crossy Road; Hipster Whale; November 20, 2014; Android and Apple; free The first thing that a user of the app Crossy Road sees on the screen is a pixilated chicken and a whale. The app is reminiscent of the classic game Frogger and is just as addicting. Crossy Road starts out with an average ...

Agent Alice app

Agent Alice app

By Josie Bennett, Assistant Editor

March 15, 2015


Filed under Apps, Reviews

Rate: 3 stars To those who love all things mystery, a new game has come out to satisfy your insatiable mystery craving. A new gameplay app called Agent Alice has proven to be puzzling, entertaining and worthy of players’ consideration. In the game, the player in placed in the role of the main c...

Helix Season Two

Helix Season Two

By Katelynn Mulder, Intern

March 14, 2015


Filed under Reviews, TV Shows

The survivors from Helix season one come back to investigate a new pathogen on an island where a mysterious cult has lived for the past 500 years. The cast is led by Dr. Alan Farragut (Billy Campbell), Brother Michael (Steven Weber), Dr. Julia Walker (Kyra Zagorsky) and Dr. Sarah Jordan (Jordan Hayes). The sh...

Brave Frontier

Brave Frontier

By Addison Toutant, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under Reviews, Video Games

In a time where free-to-play mobile games are either quick cash-ins or lack substance, Brave Frontier stands out. Brave Frontier is based in the world of Grand Gaia, which is divided into six continents. The player, who is a summoner, is brought into the world by Lord Lucius, the guardian of the world....